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Nactus eboracensis (MACLEAY, 1877)

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common Names 
SynonymHeteronota eboracensis MACLEAY 1877: 101
Heteronota ? eboracensis — BOULENGER 1885: 76
Nactus eboracensis — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984
Nactus eboracensis — ZUG 1998
Nactus eboracensis — COGGER 2000: 741
Nactus eboracensis — PAPENFUSS et al. 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland: Northern half of Cape York Peninsula and some Torres Strait islands)

Type locality: Cape York, Queensland.  
TypesLectotype: AMS R29951 (fide Shea & Sadlier 1999: 22); MAMU = Macleay Museum R975 (designated by KLUGE 1963) 
CommentSynonymy: Previously considered as s synonym of Gymnodactylus (Nactus) pelagicus pelagicus, e.g. by WERMUTH 1965 and RÖSLER 2000. 
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  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • HEINICKE, MATTHEW P.; ELI GREENBAUM, TODD R. JACKMAN, AARON M. BAUER 2010. Molecular Phylogenetics of Pacific Nactus (Squamata: Gekkota: Gekkonidae) and the Diphyly of Australian Species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 61 (17): 633-646 - get paper here
  • Kraus, Fred 2005. The genus Nactus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae): a phylogenetic analysis and description of two new species from the Papuan Region. Zootaxa 1061:1-28 - get paper here
  • Macleay, W. 1877. The lizards of the Chevert Expedition. Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 2: 60-69; 97-104 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
  • Zug, G.R. & Fisher, R.N. 2012. A preliminary assessment of the Nactus pelagicus species group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in New Guinea and a new species from the Admiralty Islands. Zootaxa 3257: 22–37 - get paper here
  • Zug, George R. 1998. Australian populations of the Nactus pelagicus complex (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 42 (2): 613-626
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